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[15 Jan 2008 | No Comment | ]

It’s a cold day on Halla Mountain. Gnarled trees cast ghastly shadows on the forest floor. We’re hunting a group of Koreans who’ve taken cover on the far side of a ravine. I take up a defensive position with Zach and Pete on the opposite ridge. As the wind blows bitter cold through the leaves, we see figures in camouflage fatigues moving through the underbrush. I flip the safety off my AK-47 and watch in silence as they break through a tangle of thorn bushes. …

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[8 Jan 2008 | One Comment | ]

Rumour has it that there are some beautiful things under the waters of ocean surrounding this rock of an island, but believing is in the seeing. There are two options for viewing these underwater wonders: scuba gear or submarine. The latter is more practical and easy with two submarines operating on the South side. The Seogwipo submarine is located at the very end of the point in Seogwipo harbour (past Cheonjiyeon falls), and shares a building with a boat tour place so enter the left side …

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[7 Dec 2007 | No Comment | ]

Rock climbing and climbing walls on Jeju
Story and photos by Danielle Mader
Looking for a challenge? Seeking vertical adventure? Then come cram your feet into some tiny little shoes that make your toes feel like they are being squished into your heels, cinch yourself into a “Cadillac” of a harness (which still is a collection of straps that pull your underwear into nether regions) and tie yourself onto a really long rope. After your straps and knots have been checked over by the expert that is belaying you …

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[9 Sep 2007 | No Comment | ]

***PLEASE NOTE*** There is no longer a Kimnyoung International Sailing Club. However plans are in the works for another club. Watch this space for details.